Kroum Markov works at the International Labour Organization (ILO) since 2001, initially for the International Labour Standards Department on the application of the ILO’s social security instruments and, since 2017, for the Social Protection Department as Social Protection Policy and Legal Specialist. He has developed a strong knowledge of the ILO’s social security standards, providing technical support to the bodies responsible for monitoring the application of ILO Conventions and Recommendations. Through his work, Kroum supports ILO constituents in the design and implementation of universal and rights-based social protection policies and systems grounded in the principles enshrined in ILO standards.
Kroum is a lawyer specialized in International and European law. He also holds post-graduate diplomas in International Administration (DESS) and in International Economic Law (DEA) from the University of Paris I Panthéon-Sorbonne. He speaks fluent French, English and Bulgarian and has a working knowledge of Spanish and Russian.